dwmw2 at infradead.org
Fri May 5 05:20:54 EDT 2000
trevw at zentropix.com said:
> b) Break the write support out into a kernel loadable module and load
> it as and when required.
This would be quite difficult to do, and is probably less secure than the
'separate kernel' option - at least with a separate kernel, your attacker
would have to reboot, which is far more likely to be noticed than loading a
> BTW: Should the TODO list contain 'develop the driver as a KLM'?
I do all development as modules. Making it work compiled into the kernel is
usually an afterthought. If anything, the TODO list should contain 'make it
work when statically-linked'. Especially on 2.2 where the init procedure is
far more complex than 2.3.
I've now got my original testbed machine back, which has an IDE controller
supported by 2.2, so I'll be developing on 2.2 for a while.
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